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  • Morning Minutes: Jan. 16

  • Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

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  • word of the day
    vermicular ver-mik-yuh-ler (adjective) resembling a worm in form or motion; of, relating to or caused by worms - www.merriam-webster.com
    website of the day
    martin luther king research and education institute
    as we approach martin luther king jr. day, take a moment to learn more about the great american leader. this site collects all kinds of documents pertaining to king, lists the latest news and much more.
    number to know
    1983: year when president ronald reagan signed martin luther king jr. day into law.
    this day in history
    jan. 16, 2003: the space shuttle columbia takes off for mission sts-107, which would be its final one. columbia disintegrated 16 days later on re-entry.
    today’s featured birthday
    baseball star albert pujols (33)
    daily quote
    “i look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.” – dr. martin luther king jr.

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